Top-Paying Jobs in the Philadelphia Region

Top-Paying Jobs in the Philadelphia Region

The Philadelphia Business Journal has produced a list of the highest-paying jobs in the greater Philadelphia area, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It comes as no surprise that many of the highest-paying jobs are in the health-care industry. Here are the top 20 jobs from the list and the area’s annual mean wage for each:

1) Obstetricians and gynecologists   $273,300

2) Anesthesiologists   $271,710

3) Surgeons, except ophthalmologist   $264,750

4) Oral and maxillofacial surgeons   $254,900

5) Chief executives    $250,530

6) General internal medicine physicians   $229,460

7) Physicians, all other; and ophthalmologists, except pediatric   $222,420

8) Psychiatrists   $205,330

9) Family medicine physicians   $203,760

10) Pediatricians, general   $197,920

11) Dentists, general   $183,600

12) Nurse anesthetists   $175,320

13) Natural sciences, manager   $174,370

14) Financial managers   $167,850

15) Sales managers   $161,260

16) Architectural and engineering managers    $160,500

17) Optometrists   $160,200

18) Computer and information systems, managers   $157,910

19) Lawyers   $156,870

20) Marketing managers   $156,290

Jobs employing fewer than 100 people in the Philadelphia region were not included in the list.

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